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In an upcoming edition of Economics Bulletin,
a recently accepted paper by Chris Jeffords and Alexi Thompson offers
an empirical analysis of fatal crimes against environmental and land
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Professor Yaya Sissoko presented the “Current Account Sustainability of the ASEAN Countries” (co-authored with Dr. James Jozefowicz) at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Business, Economics, and Technology (NABET) held in State College, Pennsylvania, October 22-23, 2015.
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A new working paper by Christopher Jeffords (Department of Economics) and Joshua Gellers (University
of North Florida) is listed in the Social Science Research Network’s Top Ten Recent Papers in Environmental Networks and Justice.
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Sissoko presented three research papers at the Pennsylvania
Economic Association (PEA) annual conference at Penn State–Berks, Reading,
Pa., May 28–30, 2015.
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Donald Walker (with Jan van Daal), emeritus professor, former chairperson of the Department of Economics, and
distinguished University Professor, recently published a definitive
English edition of Elements of Theoretical Economics: Or, The
Theory of Social Wealth, by Léon Walras.
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“‘Keystone Kops’ and Crime Theories: A Panel Data Analysis of
Pennsylvania County Crime Rates,” co-authored by economics alumnus
Zackary Nelson (’14) and James Jozefowicz, has been accepted for
publication by the Pennsylvania Economic Review.
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The Economics Club, Student Finance Association, Stephenson Hall Relay for Life Team, and Phi Gamma Nu
combined forces to raise close to $1,500 for the American Cancer Society’s 2015 Relay
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Christopher Jeffords, Department of Economics, co-authored a recent working paper, “Do Constitutions Matter? The Effects of Constitutional Environmental Rights
Provisions on Environmental Outcomes.”
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Economics major Angela Rowland’s paper, “What Affects New Zealand Wine Prices? Estimation of the Effects of Sensorial, Reputational, and Quality Factors in the Hedonic Price Model,” won the Best Undergraduate Student Paper Award at the 2013 Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference.
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At the 2013 IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum held on April 2, a number of economics students and majors presented their research papers.
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Todd Potts and David Yerger’s article has been published in the Journal of International Finance and Economics, Volume 13(1), 2013.
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Yaya Sissoko’s chapter “Should Sub-Saharan Africa Oil Exporter Countries Borrow More in U.S. Dollar or Euro to Stabilize their Balance of Payments? An Empirical Investigation,” is included in the book Financial Aspects of Recent Trends in the Global Economy.
Posted on 3/12/2013 3:32:54 PM
Yaya Sissoko’s article entitled “Optimum Currency Areas and Synchronization of Business Cycles in Sub-Saharan Africa” was published in the China-USA Business Review, Vol. 11, Issue 11, November 2012.
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“Access to Formal Credit and Rural Economic Development: An Examination of Prevailing Assumptions in the Land Rental Market of Rural India,” written by Economics majors Christian Minich and Mitchell DeRubis, has been published in the latest issue of the Pennsylvania Economic Review.
Posted on 3/7/2012 10:46:12 AM
Yaya Sissoko’s article “Current Account Sustainability of ECOWAS Countries,” co-authored with Niloufer Sohrabji, has been accepted for publication in the African Finance Journal.
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Yaya Sissoko, Department of Economics, presented “Should Sub-Saharan Africa Oil Exporter Countries Borrow More in U.S. Dollar or Euro to Stabilize Their Balance of Payments: An Empirical Investigation” and published “The Sources of Real Exchange Rate Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa.”
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Drs. James J. Jozefowicz and Stephanie M. Brewer Jozefowicz, Department of Economics, presented “Ten Years of Learning by Doing: The Benefits of Undergraduate Research for IUP Economics Students.”
Posted on 11/18/2011 2:54:57 PM
Drs. James Jozefowicz, Stephanie Jozefowicz, and Yaya Sissoko, along with two Economics students, attended the 2011 Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference held at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa..
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Dr. Yaya Sissoko, Department of Economics, presented two research papers, "Role of Monetary Policy in Economic Instability" and “Wagner’s Law Revisited: An Econometric Analysis,” co-authored with IUP alumnus Dr. Mete Feridun, at the thirty-third Northeast Association of Business, Economics, and Technology (NABET) Annual Conference.
Posted on 11/15/2010 3:16:35 PM
Stephanie Brewer Jozefowicz, James Jozefowicz, and Yaya Sissoko attended the annual fall meeting of the Pennsylvania Economic Association board of directors in State College, Pa., on October 23, 2010.
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Todd Potts and David Yerger, Department of Economics, presented and published papers on Canadian and U.S. economies and monetray policies.
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Dr. Yaya Sissoko’s paper, “Current Account Sustainability in African Communities: Are There Regional Differences,” coauthored with Dr. Niloufer Sohrabji, has been accepted for publication in the China-USA Business Review for Fall 2010.
Posted on 10/1/2010 11:21:37 AM
At the Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference, Dr. Stephanie M. Brewer Jozefowicz was elected secretary, Dr. James J. Jozefowicz was elected president, and Dr. Yaya Sissoko was elected to the PEA Board of Directors.
Posted on 6/9/2010 9:12:56 AM
The paper “Rural Pennsylvania Underemployment and Its Determinants” was published in the Journal of Business and Economics Research.
Posted on 4/6/2010 2:51:22 PM
Department of Economics faculty members Dr. Jack Julian and Dr. David Yerger, along with former student Ms. C. Elizabeth Hall (Duke Law School), had their article “Estimating Core Unemployable And Workforce Non-Participants: A Study of Pennsylvania’s Labor Force” published in the February 2010 issue of the Journal of Business and Economics Research.
Posted on 3/5/2010 10:56:10 AM
Dr. Yaya Sissoko of the Department of Economics presented a research paper entitled “Current Account Sustainability in African Communities: Are there Regional Differences,” coauthored with Niloufer Sohrabji, at the thirty-sixth Eastern Economic Association (EEA) annual conference held in Philadelphia February 26–28, 2010.
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Stephanie M. Brewer Jozefowicz and James J. Jozefowicz of the Department of Economics attended the National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE) Professional Development Conference held in Oklahoma City, Okla., February 25–27, 2010.
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Dr. Yaya Sissoko of the Department of Economics presented a research paper entitled “The Sources of Real Exchange Rate Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa” at the thirty-second annual meeting of the Northeastern Association of Business, Economics, and Technology (NABET) held in State College, Pa., on October 29 and 30, 2009.
Posted on 11/24/2009 9:38:01 AM
Dr. Yaya Sissoko of the Department of Economics presented a research paper entitled “Current Account Sustainability of ECOWAS Countries” at the sixty-eighth International Atlantic Economic Society annual conference
Posted on 10/28/2009 9:33:18 AM
Dr. Stephanie Brewer Jozefowicz and Dr. James Jozefowicz of the Department of Economics attended the Council for Economic Education/National Association of Economic Educators/Global Association of Teachers of Economics Annual Conference held in Washington, D.C., October 7–10, 2009.
Posted on 10/19/2009 3:04:31 PM
“Military Expenditure, External Debt, and Financial Turmoil: The Case of Brazil,” coauthored by Yaya Sissoko (Department of Economics, IUP) and Mete Feridun (Department of Banking and Finance, Cyprus International University), was published in the Fall 2008 issue of Pennsylvania Economic Review.
Posted on 9/23/2009 2:59:22 PM
Willard Radell of the Department of Economics presented his paper “Economic Logic in Cuba's 2002 Sugar Industry Re-structuring?” at the nineteenth annual conference of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy in Miami, Florida, from July 30 to August 1, 2009.
Posted on 9/2/2009 11:36:59 AM
“The Keystone Puzzle: The Impact of Employment Growth and Structural Factors on County Unemployment Rates in Pennsylvania,” coauthored by Neil R. Meredith ’06 and James J. Jozefowicz, was published in the Fall 2008 issue of Pennsylvania Economic Review.
Posted on 8/14/2009 3:08:50 PM
“A Blueprint for Success in the U.S. Film Industry,” co-authored by Stephanie M. Brewer, Jason M. Kelley ’03, and James J. Jozefowicz was published in the February 2009 issue of Applied Economics.
Posted on 8/14/2009 2:55:49 PM
Drs. Sarah Jackson, James Jozefowicz, Stephanie Jozefowicz, and Yaya Sissoko, along with three Economics majors, attended the Pennsylvania Economic Association held in West Chester, Pa., beginning on June 5, 2009, at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
Posted on 6/15/2009 10:23:13 AM
Economics students presented their research at the fourth annual IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum held on April 7, 2009.
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Professors Jack Julian and David Yerger, along with economics major C. Elizabeth Hall, presented results of research supported by a grant from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania. Subsequently, both of these papers have been accepted for publication.
Posted on 6/12/2009 2:10:11 PM
“The Effects of Immigration on Regional Unemployment Rates in The Netherlands,” coauthored by James J. Jozefowicz and Rebecca M. Galloway ’06, was published in the August issue of International Advances in Economic Research.
Posted on 8/22/2008 8:42:15 AM
“Income Inequality and Educational Attainment Rates: The New York Story,” by James Jozefowicz and Ali Cannoni ’07, will be published in the New York Economic Review.
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Formally established in January 2008, the First Commonwealth Center for Economic Education at IUP aims to increase community awareness and teacher and student participation in all of EconomicsPennsylvania economic, financial and investment literacy initiatives.
Posted on 6/17/2008 2:47:08 PM
2007 CHSS Alumni Ambassador Congratulations to Mrs. Chrystina (Black) Steffy ’03 who has been selected as the College of Humanities and Social Sciences' Alumni Ambassador for 2007. During Homecoming Weekend in October, Chrystina will be visiting economics classes and
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